Life’s Roads

Life’s Roads

Introspective times, these quarantine days. Earlier, I was walking along the shore of Tampa Bay and one of its seagulls flew up to me and said, “call Ma, call Ma.” Though, on second thought, perhaps it was saying, “caw-maw, caw-maw.” Whichever, he got me thinking. But...
Our Vocations of Faith

Our Vocations of Faith

Many jobs hang in the balance in these trying times. We may think the Coronavirus has knocked us off our vocational pursuits, but that would not be so… I tell the story of my journey of faith from five years old to mid-adulthood—when I said “I do” to Jesus—in my book,...
Waiting Usefully For God

Waiting Usefully For God

I would like to not finish this commentary for the good reason that the Lord has returned to take me back to Heaven. We shall see.  For now, I mostly live on the restless side of anticipation for His appearance; and on my tougher days, I all but demand it. I...
Perfect Timing Every time

Perfect Timing Every time

“Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails” (Prov 19:21). A rude driver cut me off and it cost me the green light. Fuming mad was I. Five hours later I spotted a neighbor whom I knew only casually. He was about to...
Bible Study For Forgetful Types

Bible Study For Forgetful Types

“I don’t suppose I’ll ever forget ol’ what’s his name.” So goes the well-traveled quip—said during Vaudeville days for sure, and maybe even said much earlier by one of eight remaining humans who floated on the water in an ark. The quip bears much truth when it comes...